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This is a story about a successful young R&B singer that has an unlikely homecoming when his father, the bishop, becomes ill.

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David Taylor
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Reverend Charles Frank
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Charlene Taylor Frank
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Bishop Fred Taylor
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Ernestine
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Minister Hunter
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Rain Walker
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Maya Walker
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Young David
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Brother Gordon
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A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood friend creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil, career suicide, and relationship issues that send him on a collision course with redemption or destruction. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for thematic elements including suggestive material, and mild language | See all certifications »

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7 October 2005 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,523,571 (USA) (7 October 2005)

Gross:

$15,778,152 (USA) (18 November 2005)
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Quotes

Wesley: We have to be back on the road the day after the revival. Otherwise your career is going to be deader than C+C Music Factory.
David Taylor: Who?
Wesley: My point exactly.
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Spin-off The Gospel Live Concert (2005) See more »

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Victory
Written by Gregory Curtis
Performed by Yolanda Adams
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This was what the Fighting Temptations should have been.
24 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Gospel was a nice movie. It was what the Fighting Temptations should have been. Unlike the Fighting Temptations, this movie dealt with real situations and showed people going through real struggles. It showed people who were flawed and who were struggling with their faith but who persevered and grew. It was not a groundbreaking movie but there were surprises. Some of the characters went in different directions than I expected. The ending could have been made a little clearer. The director choose to end with flashes of scenes that you had to look at quickly before they went away. But it was a nice movie. The music was nice too, although I would have liked to have seen more variety in the songs they picked. Most of the songs came from only one composer.


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